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Consumerism & Personal Integrity Fight it Out in Beautiful Retro Animated Style in Robert Grieves’ ‘Sausage’

Robert Grieves’ animated short ‘Sausage’ sees topical issues of food ethics played out in a beautifully kinetic style. We sat down with Grieves to find out how ‘Sausage’ enabled him to expand his filmmaking horizons.

DN LFF2014: Zee Ntuli Flirts with the Danger of South Africa’s Criminal Streets in his Breakneck Debut ‘Hard to Get’

DN sits down with director Zee Ntuli to discuss his high octane feature debut ‘Hard to Get’ and why he wants his film to break away from the legacy of yesterday’s South African cinema.

DN LFF2014: Fathers, Sons & Classes Clash in Franco Lolli’s ‘Gente de Bien’

Franco Lolli’s ‘Gente de Bien’ depicts the fractured relationship between a troubled boy & his estranged father set against the backdrop of a socially divided Bogotá. We caught up with Lolli for an interview about his feature debut.

DN LFF2014: Love & Sexuality are Blind in Daniel Ribeiro’s Charming Debut ‘The Way He Looks’

Daniel Ribeiro’s debut feature ‘The Way He Looks’ tenderly explores the awakening sexuality of a blind teenage as he discovers first love. DN speaks to Ribeiro about how his depiction of a blind perspective shaped a variety of production decisions.

Ethan Shaftel Imagines the Many Forms of Future Consciousness in Sci-Fi Short ‘Flesh Computer’

Ethan Shaftel talks to DN about his future sci-fi short ‘Flesh Computer’ in which our computers are much more than lifeless machines and consciousness can be found in places other than a human skull.

DN LFF2014: Peter Sattler Explores Friendship Between Enemies & the Uncertainty of Guilt & Innocence in ‘Camp X-Ray’

We sat down with director Petter Sattler at the London Film Festival to discuss his exploration of the uncertainty of guilt and innocence within the walls of Guantanamo Bay in his debut feature ‘Camp X-Ray’.

Jason B Kohl Gets to the Meat of Fractured Father/Son Relationships in ‘The Slaughter’

As they say, good shorts come to those who wait and today sees Jason B Kohl’s long awaited short ‘The Slaughter’ make its online premiere for our collective viewing pleasure. We talk to Jason about how he brought ‘The Slaughter’ to screen without harming any actors.

DN LFF2014: Exploring the Limits of Love & Trust in Saverio Costanzo’s ‘Hungry Hearts’

We joined director Saverio Costanzo at the London Film Festival to discuss ‘Hungry Hearts’, the tale of a couple’s relationship put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.

DN LFF2014: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night - Ana Lily Amirpour

Undeniably one of the best films screening at this year’s London Film Festival, Ana Lily Amirpour’s ‘A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night’ is an impressive debut feature & holds the honour of being the first Iranian Vampire Western. We caught up with Amirpour to discuss the importance of music in her filmmaking process.

DN LFF2014: Duane Hopkins Examines the Lives of England’s Abandoned Classes in ‘Bypass’

In the first of our interviews from the 58th BFI London Film Festival we talk to director Duane Hopkins about his exploration of the lives of England’s abandoned classes in his second feature ‘Bypass’.